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Top NC Republican on Mass Shootings: 'Cain Killed Abel With a Rock'

Dan Forest is the lieutenant governor of North Carolina, the top Republican elected official in the state, and the frontrunner for the party’s nomination for governor in 2020. He i...

Top NC Republican on Mass Shootings: 'Cain Killed Abel With a Rock'

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29 Killed In Two US Mass Shootings In Less Than 24 Hours Two mass shootings within 24 hours put the nation's focus back onto gun control and, given the alleged anti-immigrant views of a shooter in Texas, elevate the issue of the dangers of hate speech....
2019-08-05 01:00

| Five protesters killed as mass demos rock Sudan Five Sudanese demonstrators were killed Sunday as tens of thousands took to the streets to demand civilian rule in the first mass rally since a bloody crackdown on protesters -- a show of people power despite heavy troop deployments by the ruling gen...
2019-07-01 02:16

Democrats criticise 'racist' Trump after 29 killed in mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have accused Donald Trump of encouraging "white nationalism" after two mass shootings left 29 people dead in the US....
2019-08-05 05:48

Funerals held for those killed in Dayton, El Paso mass shootings Investigators in Texas said a gunman opened fire at a Walmart on Aug. 3, targeting Mexicans and killing 22 people. Less than 24 hours later, another shooter killed nine people in a popular Dayton nightlife area....
2019-08-11 18:00

El Paso, Dayton make 251 mass shootings in the US in 216 days, more shootings than days in the year Dayton, Ohio. El Paso, Texas. These are the latest mass shootings in America, drawing the number of killings to a stark total, just days after Gilroy.        ...
2019-08-05 01:00

Republican who blamed shootings on gay marriage urged to resign Ohio state representative’s screed against cannabis and liberal ‘snowflakes’ goes too far even for her own partyA Republican state representative in Ohio who blamed “homosexual marriage” and “recreational marijuana” – along with many of Donald Trump’...
2019-08-07 13:48

Surviving mass shootings TUCSON – It was eight years ago. Six people lost their lives and 13 were injured in the Jan. 8 shooting at a northwest side Safeway. The recent shootings may not have happened here in Tucson, but the effects can still be felt. James Gierke has ...
2019-08-06 07:48

Mass Shootings May Be Contagious. Can We Contain Them? Mounting evidence suggests mass shootings could spread like a virus, and the media is a vector. Changing how news outlets report on these tragedies could help....
2019-08-20 19:48

8chan goes dark after US mass shootings Perpetrators of mass shootings in the US have used the website to disseminate white nationalist propaganda. A cybersecurity firm has withdrawn its services to 8chan, saying: "They have proven themselves to be lawless."...
2019-08-05 21:16

‘I Will Not Say His Name’: Police Try to End Notoriety of Gunmen in Mass Shootings They have called him “that 13th person,” “the suspect” and “the perpetrator.” Why Virginia Beach officials have maintained near silence about a gunman’s identity....
2019-06-04 07:32

How to Help the Victims of the El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings Over the weekend, a combined 29 people were killed, with dozens of others injured, in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Several politicians including New York rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and presidential candidate and former El Pas...
2019-08-06 00:16

U.S. Congress weighs response after 2 mass shootings Democrats demanded quick approval of gun-control legislation — some of it already passed by the House — while Republicans looked elsewhere for answers, focusing on mental health and violent video games....
2019-08-06 11:48

Here's What Obama Had to Say About This Weekend's Horrific Mass Shootings Once upon a time, there was a widely held—if never fully realized—belief that the country’s president ought to serve as a moral compass. If not that, at least, they ought to emphatically articulate and speak to the nation’s highest values. This is es...
2019-08-07 16:32

Trump on mass shootings: My rhetoric has no impact on US Donald Trump has said his rhetoric "brings people together" following accusations that he stoked anti-immigrant sentiment in the run-up to mass shootings that left more than 30 people dead in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-07 16:32

Democrats aim their outrage at Trump after two mass shootings Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of stoking racial divisions while he said "hate has no pla...
2019-08-05 05:48

NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun buyers a day after Republican President Donald Tru...
2019-08-09 00:48

The Aftermath of Mass Shootings in Dayton and El Paso President Trump spoke out against racism and white supremacy in the wake of two mass shootings, but he stopped short of embracing tighter restrictions on guns....
2019-08-06 04:48

America's Mass Shooting Epidemic Is the Result of Republican Minority Rule A clear majority of Americans and Democrats support stricter gun control—the GOP has been blocking it for decades, and the results have been murderous....
2019-08-05 22:32

No, Video Games Don’t Cause Mass Shootings. But The Conversation Shouldn’t End There As night follows day, as prayers follow thoughts, so talk of video game violence follows a mass shooting, that most inevitable of American news stories. In a speech on Monday, President Trump responded to two such recent tragedies, one in Dayton, Ohi...
2019-08-09 03:00

President Trump Remains Out of Sight Following Mass Shootings (BRIDGEWATER, N.J.) — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course, sending out tweets of support awkwardly mixed in...
2019-08-05 14:48

President Trump Remains Out of Sight Following Two Mass Shootings (BRIDGEWATER, N.J.) — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course, sending out tweets of support awkwardly mixed in...
2019-08-05 02:48

Movie about killing ‘deplorables’ under question after mass shootings Promotion for an upcoming horror movie starring Hilary Swank — in which a group of elite liberals are tasked with killing “deplorables” — has been put on hold following the trio of mass shootings. Ads for “The Hunt” were yanke...
2019-08-09 14:16

Arming up: Gun background checks spike after 80% of mass shootings Spikes in FBI background checks for gun purchases have occurred after eight of 10 recent mass shootings, confirming the trend of Americans arming up to protect themselves....
2019-08-23 13:32

City schools not prepared for mass shootings: report City schools are not adequately prepared for the next Adam Lanza, according to a hair-raising new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli that found Department of Education campuses are relying on faulty alarms and radios, late and outdated safet...
2019-06-14 04:00

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings The US president has visited two cities hit by mass shootings, with the El Paso attack being probed as a hate crime. Ahead of his trip, Trump claimed there was "no political appetite" for an assault rifle ban in the US....
2019-08-08 10:32

Biden completely flubs where mass shootings occurred Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden expressed his sympathy for the victims of the weekend’s mass shootings in Houston and Michigan – bungling the locations of the tragedies in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Speaking at a fund-r...
2019-08-05 16:48

Foreign countries issue warnings after mass shootings This isn't the first time foreign countries have issued travel warnings because of gun violence in the U.S.       ...
2019-08-07 13:48

Mulvaney on mass shootings: 'I don't think it's fair to lay this at the feet of the president' Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney defended his boss on Sunday against accusations by many top Democrats that President Trump’s rhetoric on issues like immigration is in part responsible for the two mass shootings over the last 24 hours....
2019-08-04 18:32

Can the internet shut off the valve that fuels mass shootings? Opinion: Perhaps the web, or certain elements of it, are not to blame for inciting the hatred that fuels acts of domestic terrorism. But it does seem to play some sort of accessory role, and you’d think that could be stopped....
2019-08-10 00:32

Trump says there is an ‘appetite’ for background checks after mass shootings President Trump gave a green light to background check legislation on Wednesday, saying he thinks there is an “appetite” for the measure after the mass shootings over the weekend. “I think background checks are important,” the...
2019-08-07 17:32

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to protect websites from digital attacks....
2019-08-06 08:32

Jimmy Kimmel on mass shootings: 'Politicians don't seem to care about what we think' Things took a serious turn at a Television Critics Association panel on Monday when Jimmy Kimmel was asked to address the recent mass shootings that took the lives of dozens of people over the weekend....
2019-08-06 08:32

Americans mourn victims of mass shootings – in pictures Thousands of El Paso residents went to a baseball diamond in Ponder Park to pay tribute to the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting in Texas. And less than 24 hours after a masked gunman opened fire in Dayton, Ohio, hundreds of people gathered to pay ...
2019-08-06 02:16

Steve Scalise: Don’t blame Trump for mass shootings House Minority Whip Steve Scalise on Sunday called it “a very slippery slope” to blame President Donald Trump’s rhetoric for deadly mass shootings in recent weeks.The Louisiana Republican said on CBS’ “Face the Nation” that “there's no place” for a...
2019-08-12 02:00

Mass Shootings in Dayton and El Paso: Live Updates President Trump condemned racism and white supremacy in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings over the weekend, but stopped short of embracing tighter restrictions on guns....
2019-08-06 01:32

Authorities investigate threats across the country after mass shootings Authorities across the country were investigating threats against businesses and public events on Saturday, a week after a gunman killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and another fatally shot nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio. Pol...
2019-08-12 00:32

Rihanna Criticizes Trump’s Response to Mass Shootings Rihanna criticized Donald Trump’s reaction to back-to-back mass shootings in less than a day via her social media accounts on Sunday. The singer and entrepreneur posted a screenshot of Trump’s tweet following the El Paso shooting, calling...
2019-08-06 05:16

Trump says NRA could soften opposition to gun reforms after mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that have reignited the gun control debate....
2019-08-10 10:48

Factbox: Mass shootings in U.S. ignite new calls for gun legislation A cluster of recent mass shootings that killed 36 people in California, Texas and Ohio has sparked renewed calls for the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
2019-08-07 00:48

A Third of Americans Avoid Certain Places Because They Fear Mass Shootings A third of U.S. adults are so stressed by the prospect of mass shootings that they avoid visiting certain places or attending certain events, according to a new survey from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Harris Poll. The survey,...
2019-08-16 18:16

Fox News Fool Suggests Medicare for All Would Actually Mean More Mass Shootings On Friday, Fox News contributor Rachel Campos-Duffy linked two top issues of the moment: Medicare for All and mass shootings. Did she do so in a logically and morally consistent way, perhaps by suggesting that single-payer healthcare would dramatical...
2019-08-16 20:16

Trump tweets, stays out of sight for hours after 2 mass shootings As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course....
2019-08-05 03:16

In Wake of Deadly Mass Shootings, Texas Gun Laws Will Get Even Looser Texas is slated to ease its gun laws—already some of the most lax in the country—next month, making it easier for Texans to carry firearms in schools, churches, and foster homes across the state....
2019-08-08 06:32

Universal Pictures Halts Marketing of 'The Hunt' After Mass Shootings Comcast’s Universal Pictures is postponing marketing of a coming thriller about Americans hunting fellow Americans out of concern the violent film’s ad campaign is too reminiscent of mass shootings in the past week....
2019-08-08 05:48

Online Commenter Supported Mass Shootings, Stockpiled Weapons: FBI FBI agents in the United States have discovered a cache of some 25 guns and 10,000 bullets after arresting a teenager who made online comments supporting mass shootings....
2019-08-14 12:00

Bulletproof backpacks see 300% spike in sales in the week after mass shootings Companies that make the armored packs said they saw ‘a significant uptick’, similar to what followed shootings in previous yearsCompanies that manufacture bulletproof backpacks say they’ve seen a spike in sales following three recent mass shootings a...
2019-08-13 10:16

Latinos voice worries about being targeted after recent mass shootings ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband and...
2019-08-12 22:48

Democrats target Trump rhetoric after deadly mass shootings Two mass shootings that killed 30 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the United States' political arena on Sunday as Democratic presidential candidates called for stricter gun laws and accused President Donald Trump of stoking racial tensio...
2019-08-04 19:16

Trump Says NRA Could Soften Opposition To Gun Reforms Post Mass Shootings U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday he could persuade the powerful National Rifle Association lobby group to drop its strong opposition to gun restrictions after recent mass shootings that......
2019-08-10 03:16

Sen. Patty Murray: 'Mental health issues don't cause mass shootings' Sen. Patty Murray asserted on her Twitter account that the true cause of mass shootings are not people who have mental health issues but rather firearms....
2019-08-10 04:16

Mass shootings and mental illness in America. Inside the debate As Americans reel from a weekend punctured by two mass shootings and at least 33 lives lost, the issue of whether the tragedies were a product of access to firearms, unchecked mental illness or miscellaneous factors has again caused a schism among la...
2019-08-09 10:48

Two mass shootings in US leave at least 29 dead as Trump faces criticism 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces a barrage of criticismDonald Trump faced a barrage of criticism on Sunday as the US reeled from a brutal mass shooting in the border city of El Paso, Te...
2019-08-04 21:32

Does the NRA still have power? The pro-gun group is in uncharted territory after latest mass shootings The pressure is on the National Rifle Association from typically friendly corners -- President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress -- after last week's deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas....
2019-08-11 19:16

Universal Cancels The Hunt Following Mass Shootings, Trump Tweets Universal Pictures has decided to cancel the upcoming Sept. 27 release of the satirical and bloody thriller The Hunt following the recent massacres in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH, and a Twitter rant by President Donald Trump that is presumed to have ...
2019-08-12 07:32

Amnesty International issues travel warning for US after mass shootings Amnesty International issued a travel advisory for travelers planning to visit the United States after last weekend’s shootings in Ohio and Texas that killed 31 people. The advisory “calls on people worldwide to exercise caution and have ...
2019-08-08 16:48

Sanders seeks 'concessions' from gun owners, though '99.9%' would never commit mass shootings Sen. Bernie Sanders says “99.9 percent of gun owners” would never commit gun violence, but wants them to make “concessions” following the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-08 19:16

Alejandro Bedoya calls out Congress during MLS game over mass shootings Philadelphia Union captain makes statement after scoring goal29 were killed in mass shootings in US over the weekendPhiladelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya brought attention to this weekend’s mass shootings in Ohio and Texas when he called out Co...
2019-08-05 10:16

Cummings slams Trump's 'racist language' after mass shootings Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of using “racist language” and “encouraging reprehensible behavior,” addressing the latest spate of mass shootings that have shaken and devastated the country.“Those in the highest leve...
2019-08-07 22:32

Foreign countries warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
2019-08-06 16:48

Uruguay and Venezuela Issue Warnings About Travel to the U.S. After Mass Shootings (ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Uruguay issued a warning to its citizens early this week about traveling to the U.S. after two mass shootings killed more than 30 people. The Latin American country also cited three cities citizens should avoid: Albuquerqu...
2019-08-07 12:48

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several enormous challenges, experts say....
2019-08-07 10:48

Trump gets it wrong on mass shootings, but Republicans deserve the blame Recent tragic events have, critics say, displayed once again the moral collapse of one of America’s two great partiesPresidential addresses in the wake of national tragedies are typically attempts to heal and unite. For critics of Donald Trump, it wa...
2019-08-07 13:48

Trump's Call for Unity After Mass Shootings Lasts All of 10 Seconds President Trump started yesterday off with a hollow call for unity and an end to hate. That sentiment lasted approximately zero seconds before he was on the attack again this morning....
2019-08-06 19:32

| US mourns two mass shootings as debate rages over Trump rhetoric The United States mourned for victims of two mass shootings that killed 29 people in less than 24 hours as debate raged over whether US President Donald Trump's rhetoric was partly to blame for surging gun violence....
2019-08-05 19:16

Uruguay issues travel warning for U.S. after weekend mass shootings Uruguay on Monday issued a warning to its citizens traveling to the United States after two mass shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-06 01:32

Trump linked video games with mass shootings. Here’s what science actually says During a press conference Monday, Trump tacked the blame for the shootings on video games, which, according to him, harbour a culture that celebrates violence....
2019-08-06 17:16

Democratic Party fundraising off mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton The Democratic National Committee is fundraising off the weekend's tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, seeking donations for the fight to "prevent gun violence and save lives."...
2019-08-06 07:48

Founder of site linked to mass shootings says he created 'a monster' The creator of a far-right online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as "naive and ignorant", likening the platform 8chan to Frankenstein's monster, with no limit to its extremism....
2019-08-07 14:48

Dems weigh cutting recess short after mass shootings House Democrats are divided on their next steps in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend, with some lawmakers demanding the House immediately come back from recess and pass stricter gun control bills, including an assault weapons ban...
2019-08-06 04:48

Trump Blames the Media for White Supremacist Mass Shootings Donald Trump’s response to the horrific mass shootings in El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH, had already been callous and utterly vapid, but on Monday morning, with a day of space to respond to the tragedies, he landed on an even worse message: actually, i...
2019-08-06 00:16

Obama condemns white nationalism in response to mass shootings Former president Barack Obama on Monday responded to the back-to-back mass shootings that have rocked the country — calling for tougher gun laws and telling Americans to reject comments from leaders that feed fear, hatred and normalize racism. ...
2019-08-06 14:16

Red flag laws often have bipartisan support. But do they stop mass shootings? Like many politicians before him, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine responded to a mass shooting in his state by calling Tuesday for a law that would take guns out of the hands of people deemed at risk of hurting people. Such measures, known as red flag laws, ha...
2019-08-07 19:48

Universal pulls The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings [Updated] Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she's hunted by wealthy "elites." (credit: YouTube/Universal) [Update: 1:35pm ET, August 10, 2019] Universal Pictures has now pulled the planned September 2...
2019-08-11 03:48

Video games, violence and mass shootings have a long, complicated history Over the years, politicians and gun rights advocates have blamed violent games for real-life violence. But is it true?       ...
2019-08-06 01:32

Universal Pictures cancels release of movie ‘The Hunt’ after mass shootings Universal Pictures has canceled the release of its upcoming thriller “The Hunt.” The film was previously set to hit theaters Sept. 27. “While Universal Pictures had already paused the marketing campaign for The Hunt, after thoughtful consideration, t...
2019-08-12 00:32

John Oliver on Trump's 'pathological lack of empathy' after mass shootings The Last Week Tonight host has criticised the president for his response to recent mass shootings John Oliver has criticised Donald Trump’s behaviour after recent mass shooting, condemning his “pathological lack of empathy”.On his HBO show Last Week ...
2019-08-12 19:32

Watch: Trump delivers remarks after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio Ahead of his remarks, Trump proposed on Twitter that Congress should work to pass legislation on background checks for guns, suggesting that such reforms could be tied to immigration....
2019-08-06 04:16

Philadelphia Union's Alejandro Bedoya calls on Congress to 'do something now' after mass shootings When Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scored in the third minute of the game against D.C. United on Sunday, he used an on-field microphone to make a statement about gun violence....
2019-08-06 11:16

Democratic candidates blast Trump’s rhetoric in wake of two mass shootings Twenty people were killed by a gunman in the Texas-Mexico border city of El Paso on Saturday. Overnight, nine more people were killed in Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-05 02:48

"Reject Language Feeding Climate Of Fear": Obama After US Mass Shootings Former president Barack Obama warned on Monday against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
2019-08-06 08:32

Trump blames mass shootings on mentally ill, calls for more mental institutions President Donald Trump said on Thursday he supports meaningful background checks for gun buyers, but he said that those responsible for recent mass shootings were mentally ill and the United States should build more mental institutions....
2019-08-16 14:16

Walmart faces pressure to stop gun sales after latest U.S. mass shootings Walmart Inc said on Monday there has been no change in its policy on gun sales after two mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart store, left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-06 05:49

Trump Ramps Up Dangerous Rhetoric About Mental Illness After Mass Shootings Donald Trump is not equipped to solve the epidemic of massive gun violence in our society. This is evidenced by how Trump’s responded to most acts of violence in this country, but also in what he’s suggesting as the country continues to reel from the...
2019-08-16 20:16

Mass Shootings Updates: Gilroy Attack Investigated as Domestic Terrorism The F.B.I. said it had opened a domestic terrorism investigation into the Gilroy shooting, and that the Dayton gunman had been exploring “violent ideologies.”...
2019-08-06 23:32

| After US mass shootings, Obama denounces leaders feeding 'climate of fear' Former president Barack Obama has warned against leaders feeding a "climate of fear" through their rhetoric as the United States mourned 31 people killed in two weekend mass shootings....
2019-08-05 23:00

Obama calls for stricter gun control in wake of mass shootings: 'We are not helpless here' Former President Barack Obama is calling for stricter gun control in the wake of the two weekend massacres in El Paso and Dayton over the weekend, while saying, "We should soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that fe...
2019-08-06 07:48

Trump says mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton are a 'mental illness problem' The president said he would make a statement on the shootings Monday. Trump said he has spoken to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr and members of Congress....
2019-08-05 15:48

Uncertain welcome awaits Trump in Ohio and Texas after deadly mass shootings U.S. President Donald Trump faced an uncertain welcome on Wednesday at the sites of the two latest deadly mass shootings, one of them being investigated as a hate crime....
2019-08-07 14:48

Democratic candidates unite in rage at Trump following latest mass shootings The mass shootings in Texas and Ohio have turned the 2020 presidential campaign into an increasingly visceral referendum on the nature of Donald Trump's presidency and the message that delivered him to the White House....
2019-08-08 14:48

Trump calls for background checks, immigration reform after mass shootings President Trump on Monday called on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation requiring strong background checks for firearms purchases — and accused the media of fostering “the anger and rage that has built up over many ye...
2019-08-05 16:48

Skepticism, Concern as Trump Prepares to Visit Sites of Mass Shootings (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is bringing a message aimed at national unity and healing to the sites of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. But the words he offers for a divided America will be complicated by his own incendiary, a...
2019-08-07 14:16

Neil deGrasse Tyson apologizes for downplaying horror of mass shootings Celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson sparked angry backlash by suggesting people are overreacting about mass shootings — then later admitted he “miscalculated” in a groveling apology on Monday. “In the past 48hrs, the USA h...
2019-08-05 16:48

Ads for ultra-violent satire The Hunt pulled in wake of US mass shootings Promotion for movie, in which humans are hunted for sport, is stalled after El Paso and Dayton killings and studio reported to be rethinking strategy TV ads for The Hunt, an ultraviolent political satire in which “elites” stalk and kill “deplorables”...
2019-08-07 13:48

Trump's anger at racism claims on day of healing after mass shootings Donald Trump hit out at his rivals as he visited the grieving city of El Paso, where a white supremacist killed 22 people in one of the country's deadliest mass shootings....
2019-08-09 03:32

Universal stops marketing The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she's hunted by wealthy "elites." (credit: YouTube/Universal) Deadline Hollywood is reporting that Universal Pictures has temporarily ceased its marketing c...
2019-08-09 05:48

Venezuela, Uruguay, Japan warn citizens about traveling to the US because of mass shootings Venezuela, Uruguay and Japan have warned their citizens about traveling to the United States after this weekend's mass shootings.       ...
2019-08-07 13:48

#WhiteSupremacistTerrorism: Hashtag Takes Over Twitter After Latest Pair of Mass Shootings With the encouragement of our President, America has gone to great lengths to paint minorities as criminals, parasites and in some instances, terrorists. But after the latest pair of mass shootings this weekend, in which a total of 29 people were kil...
2019-08-04 20:16

ESPN Delays Broadcast of Video Game Tournament After Mass Shootings Disney’s ESPN has chosen not to broadcast a recent video-game competition — one that features gun violence — in the wake of last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, according to a person familiar with the plans. ESPN i...
2019-08-09 16:48

Trump and Melania to visit El Paso, Dayton Wednesday after mass shootings President Trump and first lady Melania will visit El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday in the wake of two mass shootings in the cities last weekend, the White House said Tuesday. Trump and Melania will touchdown in Ohio at about 10:30 a.m. ...
2019-08-07 05:48

Trump condemns bigotry, blames video games for mass shootings The president said he supported increased mental health assessments to prevent more attacks. He also advocated restricted access to violent video games and stronger criminal punishments for shootings....
2019-08-05 21:16

‘This Is a Sickness.’ 2020 Democratic Candidates Point to NRA in Wake of Mass Shootings (LAS VEGAS) — Democratic presidential candidates expressed outrage Saturday that mass shootings have become chillingly common nationwide and blamed the National Rifle Association and its congressional allies after a gunman opened fire at a shop...
2019-08-04 18:00

In the wake of two more hate-fueled mass shootings, when do we call it domestic terrorism? With two mass shootings in rapid succession, a question persists: when are these violent acts considered to be domestic terrorism?        ...
2019-08-05 01:00

Trump visits Dayton, El Paso after mass shootings, while facing protests President Trump landed in Dayton, Ohio on Wednesday to pay his respects and offer his support on the first part of a trip to two communities devastated by mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead and dozens injured -- but Tru...
2019-08-07 18:32

Police thwarted six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted six separate mass shootings ...
2019-08-21 08:00

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
2019-08-07 00:48

Police thwarted at least six mass shootings and white supremacist attacks since El Paso Several of the alleged foiled plots appeared to involve men espousing far-right viewpoints and racist ideologiesIn the two weeks since a gunman killed 22 people in El Paso, law enforcement officials say they have thwarted at least six separate mass s...
2019-08-22 00:32

Weeks since Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton: What if motives behind mass shootings never emerge? As the U.S. grapples with a rash of mass shootings, families are left to wonder what prompted the violence. But many times there are no clear answers.        ...
2019-08-18 08:16

We're Building Schools to Give Kids Places to Hide During Mass Shootings Now This is the future we live in now: Congress and President Trump won’t do shit about stopping mass shootings, so school districts are taking matters into their own hands, with one Michigan district reverse engineering the expansion of its high school ...
2019-08-23 00:48

It’s not a crisis of masculinity that’s responsible for mass shootings. It’s male power | Suzanne Moore US massacres such as those in El Paso and Dayton have become shockingly ordinary. How many people have to die before we confront what’s really happening?You didn’t have to ask, did you, when you heard about the latest shootings in the US? You didn’t ...
2019-08-06 02:16

‘Copycat’ attack thwarted at Fla. Walmart, suspect ‘intrigued’ by mass shootings: cops A Florida man was arrested Sunday for threatening to “shoot up” his local Walmart — later telling cops he was “intrigued” by the El Paso and Dayton massacres. Wayne Lee Padgett, 31, is accused of targeting a Walmart in G...
2019-08-05 16:48

Politicians Keep Blaming Mass Shootings on Mental Health Issues. Doctors Say They’re Wrong In his address to the nation on Monday, President Donald Trump had an explanation for the pair of mass shootings that shook America in the span of a single weekend. “Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger,” Trump said. “Not the...
2019-08-05 23:00

UPDATE 2-Walmart faces pressure to stop gun sales after latest U.S. mass shootings Walmart Inc said on Monday there has been no change in its policy on gun sales after two mass shootings over the weekend, including one at a Walmart store, left 31 people dead in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-06 01:32

After U.S. mass shootings, mayors demand Senate call special session on gun bills Mayors of the two cities that endured mass shootings last weekend were joined by more than 200 of their counterparts on Thursday in demanding that the U.S. Senate return from its recess to pass gun safety legislation already approved by the House of ...
2019-08-08 21:48

Beto O'Rourke Uses Some Swears to Make an Excellent Point About Mass Shootings and Trump The debate underperformer and El Paso resident Beto O’Rourke returned to his off-the-cuff roots to make his first good point since O’Rourke announced that he’s “just born to be in it” on the cover of Vanity Fair. On Sunday, in response to an asinine ...
2019-08-06 00:16

False alarms and hoax reports: Why Americans are on edge after string of mass shootings After a string of mass shootings, multiple false reports of active shooters have spread around the country, highlighting fears in many Americans.        ...
2019-08-07 23:32

NRA spent $1.6 million lobbying against tougher background checks in run-up to latest mass shootings Calls for tougher background checks and gun control in general have increased yet again in the wake of three mass shootings in California, Texas and Ohio that have left more than 30 people dead....
2019-08-05 23:32

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classroom projects in U.S. cities affected by mass shootings The singer said the classrooms "will now have access to the support they need to inspire their students to work together and bring their dreams to life."...
2019-08-14 00:48

Trump Thee President Went to the Cities of Mass Shootings Like He Was on the Hot Girl Summer Tour Donald Trump has never met a tragic situation or a camera that he didn’t like. Maybe it’s his alleged narcissistic personality disorder—or his alleged Adderall use—but Trump landed in the cities where some 31 people were killed during mass shootings ...
2019-08-09 20:00

ESPN Delays Apex Legends Tournament Highlights ‘Out Of Respect’ Following Mass Shootings This weekend’s planned airing of the EXP Apex Legends Invitational at X Games tournament on ESPN2 has been postponed by the network, “out of respect for the victims and all those impacted in the immediate aftermath of the shootings.”...
2019-08-09 18:32

Local funeral home creates tribute to victims of recent mass shootings A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) TUCSON – A local funeral home is offering the community an opportunity to send their condolences to the victi...
2019-08-07 06:48

Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings Shares of Electronic Arts, Activision Blizzard and other major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump's speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-05 20:48

‘We don’t want him here’: Trump to face protests and skepticism as he visits El Paso and Dayton after mass shootings The open repudiation of a visiting president in the aftermath of a mass tragedy was striking Tuesday as a growing chorus of critics made clear that Trump would not be universally welcome during a pair of condolence visits that will take Air Force One...
2019-08-07 04:48

San Jose mayor proposes first-in-nation insurance requirement for guns following mass shootings In the wake of three mass shootings in two weeks across the country, the mayor of San Jose, Calif. on Monday proposed what is being called a first-in-the-nation move to require all gun owners to carry liability insurance for their weapons....
2019-08-12 21:00

Ohio Lawmaker Blames Mass Shootings on Weed, Trans People, Fatherlessness, and That’s Not All In the stretchiest stretching of all logic that can be remotely elongated, this might be the biggest stretch of all time by a Republican attempting to blame a mass shooting on anything but bigotry, white supremacy, mental illness or “video games.”...
2019-08-06 03:32

Some employees call on Walmart to stop selling guns in wake of mass shootings Some Walmart workers are joining a growing of people calling for the nation's biggest retailer to stop selling guns in the wake of two mass shootings       ...
2019-08-07 22:00

Trump attacks local leaders as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people together.”...
2019-08-08 08:00

False alarms and hoax reports: Americans are on edge after string of mass shootings After a string of mass shootings, multiple false reports of active shooters have spread around the country, highlighting fears in many Americans.        ...
2019-08-08 10:32

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classrooms in Dayton, El Paso and Gilroy following mass shootings Lady Gaga is funding classrooms in Dayton, Ohio; El Paso, Texas and Gilroy, California after mass shootings occurred in the cities.        ...
2019-08-11 00:32

Trump pushes for ‘strong background checks’ after 2 mass shootings claim 29 lives Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he didn't say how....
2019-08-05 15:16

Cuomo: Times Square scare shows nation is ‘terrified’ after mass shootings Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the panic that erupted in Times Square after a backfiring motorcycle mistaken for gunshots sent people fleeing from the area shows just how “terrified” the nation is in the wake of the mass shootings over the weeken...
2019-08-07 17:32

Universal Pictures Cancels Release of The Hunt Following Mass Shootings and Criticism From President Trump Universal Pictures announced Saturday afternoon that it will cancel the release of its violent thriller movie The Hunt, following the prior decision to pause advertising it. This news comes less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump tweeted that...
2019-08-11 15:16

Trump condemns white supremacy, calls for ‘red flag’ laws in wake of mass shootings Saying “hate has no place in America,” President Trump called for a bipartisan response to the mass shootings over the weekend that killed 29 people and wounded dozens more in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. He condemned white supremacy...
2019-08-05 16:48

Public school district in New York starts using facial recognition to stop mass shootings Lockport City School District began testing the Aegis system on Monday. It's an early warning system to inform staff of threats like guns on campus.        ...
2019-05-30 23:16

Jewish school in Brooklyn installing bullet-resistant doors in wake of mass shootings A Jewish school in Brooklyn is the first school in New York City to install metal bullet-resistant doors with the goal of protecting students from active shooters, according to a report this week....
2019-08-14 06:16

Democrats demand McConnell convene Senate to pass background checks after mass shootings As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue...
2019-08-05 10:48

The United States reels as two mass shootings in 13 hours leave 29 dead – video report Two mass shootings just 13 hours apart left 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, Ohio. Many more were wounded in the two incidents, which have prompted a wave of criticism against Donald Trump's handling of shootings in the USTwo m...
2019-08-04 21:32

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has blamed America's latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 31 people died in attacks in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
2019-08-06 08:32

Country singer Kacey Musgraves calls for gun control following Dayton, El Paso mass shootings Kacey Musgraves called for Donald Trump and Sen. Mitch McConnell to pass gun control measures following the mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, this weekend....
2019-08-07 04:16

Push for 'red flag' laws, background checks gains steam in wake of mass shootings The push for so-called "red flag" laws and stronger background checks is gaining steam amid apparent support from President Trump and Democrats in Congress in the wake of the two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, though it presents a delicate cha...
2019-08-17 02:16

Uruguay, Venezuela warn citizens about traveling to US in wake of El Paso, Dayton mass shootings ruguay and Venezuela are now warning their citizens to take precautions when traveling to the U.S. and to avoid cities like Detroit and Baltimore – which they deem some of the “most dangerous in the world” – following the mass shootings in Texas and ...
2019-08-06 22:48

Trump Pretends He Cares About Mass Shootings and White Supremacy in Laughably Hollow Speech On Monday morning, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the White House about the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton which was so at odds with everything he has said and done throughout his political career that it might as well have been coming...
2019-08-06 00:16

Broward County Sheriff's Office Loses Accreditation After Flawed Response to Mass Shootings The largest sheriff’s office in Florida has lost its accreditation after accusations that it responded poorly to mass shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland in 2018 and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in 201...
2019-07-02 04:00

Joe Biden pushes for federal gun buyback program, assault weapons ban in wake of mass shootings During a CNN interview that aired Monday night, Biden offered his most extensive comments since the mass shootings over the weekend that left 31 dead in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-06 09:16

11 Killed, 25 Injured as Explosions Rock Somalia’s Capital MOGADISHU, Somalia — A pair of explosions rocked Somalia’s capital and left 11 people dead, the country’s police chief said Saturday, as the al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility. Another 25 people were wo...
2019-06-16 13:48

8 killed, 16 hurt as explosions rock Somalia’s capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An ambulance service says eight people are dead after a pair of explosions in Somalia’s capital. Dr. Abdiqadir Aden with the Aamin ambulance says another 16 people were wounded, some seriously, in Saturday’s blas...
2019-06-15 19:48

8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — 8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital. The post 8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia’s capital appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-15 19:48

Trump suggests tightening background checks alongside immigration reform in wake of mass shootings President Trump called Monday for tightening gun background checks in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings that shocked the nation, while also suggesting linking the push to immigration reform. ...
2019-08-05 18:00

As the nation grieves two deadly mass shootings, stories of heroism amid the chaos are beginning to emerge (NBC News)  The death toll continued to climb Monday following a weekend of deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Two more victims of the El Paso massacre died Monday, bringing the toll there to 22 who were killed when a gunman op...
2019-08-06 07:48

Major League Baseball players' wives get into argument over mass shootings, race in leaked conversation A private conversation between the wives of current Major League Baseball players in which they discussed the recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio was leaked Tuesday, sparking outrage at some of the comments....
2019-08-09 00:48

Leaked Memo Reveals GOP Strategy for Mass Shootings: Minimize White Supremacy, Blame Left In an attempt to control the narrative around mass shootings in the United States, a leaked memo reveals the GOP’s strategy in doing so: Point the finger at the left and minimize the role of white supremacy at all costs....
2019-08-20 07:00

White Supremacist President Blames Media, Internet, and Video Games for Mass Shootings, Says Nothing about Guns If you expected the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, by two white domestic terrorists (at least one of whom is alleged to be a white supremacist, but neither will be named here, because fuck them), that left some 29 people d...
2019-08-06 03:32

Trump condemns ‘white supremacy,’ calls for mental health and gun reforms after double mass shootings President Trump called Monday for reforms at the intersection of mental health and gun laws -- including so-called "red flag laws" to take guns from those deemed a public risk -- in the wake of back-to-back mass shootings over the weekend that left a...
2019-08-05 18:00

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in...
2019-06-29 10:32

Trump says kids who are afraid of going back to school because of mass shootings should 'study hard' and 'maybe be president of the United States' Reuters President Donald Trump said that children who are afraid of going back to school after two mass shootings last weekend should "really study hard" and "someday you'll grow up and maybe be president of the United States, or do something else t...
2019-08-11 17:00

Neil deGrasse Tyson criticised for response to mass shootings comparing gun massacre deaths to death toll from flu US celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has apologised for a tweet in which he compared the number of people killed in gun massacres with that of people killed by flu....
2019-08-05 19:16

Democratic lawmaker tells Walmart to stop 'making up stupid s---' by targeting video games after mass shootings Mark J. Terrill/AP Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California slammed Walmart for its decision to limit advertisements for video games following two shootings at its stores in recent weeks. "You disrespect the victims of mass shootings by making up stup...
2019-08-11 17:00

Ads Promoting Violent Thriller The Hunt Pulled Following Mass Shootings, While President Trump Says the Movie Aims to ‘Inflame and Cause Chaos’ Advertisements and commercials for the forthcoming dystopic horror movie The Hunt, set for release on September 27 from Universal Studios, have been pulled by the production studio following mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. The Hunt...
2019-08-10 01:16

Ohio lawmaker blames mass shootings on 'drag queen advocates,' marijuana and open borders in Facebook rant An Ohio lawmaker has stirred up controversy with a Facebook rant blaming the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on the breakdown of “traditional American family,” gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” among other things....
2019-08-06 07:48

Three mass shootings this year began with a hateful screed on 8chan. Its founder calls it a terrorist refuge in plain sight. The suspected El Paso killer posted a racist manifesto to the anonymous extremist site. Now experts are worried that "targeted violence will become a meme itself."...
2019-08-04 22:48

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head dean of students and athletic director at Andrew ...
2019-05-29 03:16

Monday’s Daily Brief: Independent experts on Myanmar, Guterres denounces US mass shootings, Libyan airport violence, UN Spokesperson on Kashmir Our main stories today: Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military; UN chief renounces shootings in the United States; ‘Repeated indiscriminate’ shelling of Libyan airport raises concern; UN voices ‘concern’ over Kashmir; and new UN a...
2019-08-06 16:16

Mount Rainier climber killed in rock fall, 5 others rescued along peak's ‘most-dangerous’ route One climber was killed and five others had to be rescued by helicopter from Mount Rainier this week after the group was hit by a rockfall along a treacherous path the National Park Service warned has the “reputation of being the hardest and most-dang...
2019-05-31 17:00

'Trump has to stop': The president's racist, anti-immigrant rhetoric has encouraged mass shootings, including El Paso, according to hate and extremism expert Reuters, Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via Associated Press After two mass shootings in under 24 hours claimed 29 lives so far in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Project Director Heidi Beirich tells B...
2019-08-05 02:48

Workplace mass shootings: they're rare, they're puzzling, and they resonate with Americans While such shootings are relatively few and far between, they strike close to home with every member of the American workforce.        ...
2019-06-07 01:32

At Least 9 Killed In Dayton, OH In Second Mass Shooting In Less Than a Day At least nine people were killed and 26 injured in a mass shooting in Dayton, OH, early Sunday morning—the second mass shooting in America in less than 24 hours....
2019-08-04 14:48

Thirty dead in 13 hours: US reckons with back-to-back mass shootings Twenty-one killed in El Paso and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationA shattering weekend in which two mass shootings left at least 30 people dead and injured dozens put Donald Trump at the cente...
2019-08-06 02:16

Red flag gun laws garner ‘wave of support’ in Congress after back-to-back mass shootings A bipartisan proposal by Sen. Lindsey Graham, and Richard Blumenthal, is gaining momentum following weekend mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead....
2019-08-07 19:48

Neil deGrasse Tyson apologizes for tweet about mass shootings: 'I got this one wrong' Neil deGrasse Tyson was criticized after tweeting stats that seemed to downplay the severity of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.        ...
2019-08-06 03:00

At least 11 killed in Virginia Beach mass shooting: What we know A shooter opened fire workers at a municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday, killing 11 people and wounding others. Here's what we know so far.        ...
2019-06-01 03:00

9 killed in Ohio during second mass shooting in U.S. within 24 hours Nine people in Ohio were killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said....
2019-08-04 14:16

US mass shootings: Donald Trump insists 'hate has no place' in America amid backlash over bloodshed Donald Trump has claimed "hate has no place" in America after 29 people were killed in two mass shootings that sparked a major backlash over his presidency....
2019-08-05 19:16

Gunman Killed Sister, 8 Others In Second US Mass Shooting In 24 Hours In the hours before the mass shooting here, Connor and Megan Betts, brother and sister, drove the family's 2007 Corolla together to this city's historic Oregon District, an area alive on a summer......
2019-08-05 12:16

Suspect killed after mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio DAYTON, Ohio — Nine people in Ohio have been killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said. Dayton police tweeted that an active shooter situation began in the Oregon Dis...
2019-08-04 22:16

The Dayton, Ohio mass shooter's sister was among 9 people killed John Minchillo/AP Nine people were killed in an early-morning mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio when a gunman opened fire at Ned Peppers Bar on East Fifth Street in the city's entertainment district. One of the nine killed was the gunman's sister. Here ...
2019-08-05 02:48

1 Killed, Seven Injured In Mass Shooting At Philadelphia Graduation Party One person was killed and several others sustained injuries after a gunman open fired at a graduation party in Southwest Philadelphia on Sunday (local time)....
2019-06-17 13:32

NH governor rips Mass., says DMV 'deficiencies' led to horrific crash that killed 7 New Hampshire Republican Gov. Chris Sununu slammed Massachusetts officials Friday, accusing them of being responsible for the shocking crash in his state that killed seven bikers....
2019-08-03 12:48

9 killed in mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio entertainment district AP Photo/John Minchillo Early Sunday police responded to another mass shooting in Ohio less than 24 hours after a massacre in El Paso that killed 20. Local media site WHIO reported the shooting occurred near Ned Peppers Bar on East Fifth Street in D...
2019-08-05 02:48

Japan mass stabbing: schoolgirl killed and 16 injured in attack in Kawasaki Primary school students were waiting for bus when they were attacked by a man, who later fatally stabbed himselfTwo people have died and 15 others, including more than a dozen schoolgirls, have been injured after a man armed with at least one knife w...
2019-05-28 05:48

Jimmy Kimmel on mass shootings and gun laws: 'Politicians don't seem to care what we think' Jimmy Kimmel weighs in on addressing mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso in his show, how he almost quit and why he won't host the Oscars again.        ...
2019-08-06 03:00

New Hampshire motorcycle crash that killed 7 spurs investigation of Mass. trucking company Westfield Transport hired Volodymyr Zhukovskyy despite his driving history. He's charged with killing 7 people in a motorcycle crash in Randolph, NH.        ...
2019-07-23 18:48

Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of a child Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo, 36, was arrested in Colorado on charges of sexual exploitation of a child and obscenity, which are both felonies.       ...
2019-07-17 16:16

Ohio gunman ex-girlfriend ‘saw huge warning sign’ before monster killed 9 in mass shooting AN ex-girlfriend of Ohio mass shooter Connor Betts says she saw “red flags” after the killer showed her footage of Pittsburgh Tree of Life Synagogue slaughter on their first date....
2019-08-07 12:16

Abel Cedeno found guilty in fatal stabbing of Bronx HS classmate A Bronx judge didn’t buy a teen’s claim that he stabbed a classmate to death over constant bullying because he is gay — and found him guilty on all counts Monday. Abel Cedeno, 19, had requested a non-jury trial, meaning the judge decided his fate on ...
2019-07-16 04:16

Ex-UFC champ Cain Velasquez to wrestle at Garden Cain Velasquez is coming to New York to fight — in a wrestling ring. The former UFC heavyweight champion turned wrestler has signed to be a part of Mexico-based promotion Lucha Libre AAA’s two shows in the United States this year, according to ESPN. ...
2019-08-17 10:48

Twitter slams Neil deGrasse Tyson for 'tasteless' tweet about mass shootings: 'Lost all respect for you' Neil deGrasse Tyson was criticized after tweeting stats that seemed to downplay the severity of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.        ...
2019-08-05 01:32

Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo accused of sending explicit texts, videos to minor Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is accused of sending explicit text messages and videos to a female he knew was underage.       ...
2019-07-20 02:32

Ex-UFC fighter Abel 'Killa' Trujillo charged with sexual exploitation of child: reports A former UFC fighter who was arrested in Florida in May and extradited to Colorado last month has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child and felony obscenity....
2019-07-18 21:48

From the Octagon to the ring: Cain Velasquez embraces lucha libre The world of professional wrestling might not seem like the easiest fit for former UFC champion Cain Velasquez, but he's thrown himself headfirst into lucha libre....
2019-07-31 23:16

Former Superman and 'FBI Lovebirds’ star Dean Cain explains where he falls politically Dean Cain is one of the rare Hollywood stars that doesn’t fall into the category of liberal. But don’t call him a conservative either. Yes, he likes and voted for Trump, and vows to vote for him again......
2019-06-15 01:48

The sexiest man alive? For The Rock, it's The Rock Dwayne Johnson, aka The Rock, star of "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw," has his opinion on who the sexiest man alive is.        ...
2019-08-01 07:16

Rosie O'Donnell jabs Trump as 'such a creep' after back-to-back mass shootings Hollywood is calling on Washington, D.C., to make changes after two U.S. mass shootings in less than 24 hours left at least 29 dead and 52 injured.        ...
2019-08-06 03:00

20 people killed, 26 injured injured in a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart, Texas officials say Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images A mass shooting killed 20 people and injured more than two dozen others at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott said Saturday. The suspect has not officially been identified, but El Paso Police Department ...
2019-08-04 19:48

Dean Cain, Kristy Swanson reinvigorate American theater with MAGA play about Peter Strzok, Lisa Page Last year, we learned that FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller investigation (and subsequently fired) for exchanging anti-Trump texts with Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom he was having an affair. For those with brains still safely ...
2019-06-15 04:48

Dean Cain to play FBI agent and Trump nemesis Peter Strzok in play Dean Cain will play Peter Strzok, the disgraced FBI agent and nemesis of President Trump, in a stage play based on anti-Trump text messages between Strzok and former FBI counsel Lisa Page....
2019-05-23 06:32

Pro-Trump star Kristy Swanson: Dean Cain and I got 'death threats' over play Kristy Swanson says she's receiving death threats over a Trump-focused production she's part of with Dean Cain.        ...
2019-05-23 18:48

Astronomers measure mass, energy from high-mass protostar for first time Scientists have precisely measured the mass and energy of a jet driven by a high-mass protostar, a component and process that scientists estimate is a key to part of stellar formation....
2019-08-13 05:48

How to Rock the Rocketman Look IRL We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-05-31 15:00

A Perfect Republican Self-Own The U.S. Women’s National Team is just two wins away from a second consecutive World Cup and are playing in a semifinal this afternoon against England. Naturally, brands of all kinds are trying to glom onto the team’s great run so far....
2019-07-03 13:00

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
2019-06-14 03:16

The Republican Party Isn't Built for You Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s Wednesday night praise of Elizabeth Warren’s brand of economics has sparked a debate about what the Republican Party would look like, and more importantly how well it would do in elections, if it actually embraced “eco...
2019-06-08 00:48

The Plight of Republican Women In the On Politics newsletter: A tough political reality: Female Republican candidates simply do not get the support that their Democratic rivals enjoy....
2019-07-12 04:00

Mets rally for 4 in 9th, rock Nats 7-6 for 7th win in row Todd Frazier clobbered a tying, three-run homer and Michael Conforto then lined a game-ending single as the New York Mets stormed back in the ninth inning to stun the Washington Nationals 7-6 for their seventh straight win     &#...
2019-08-10 13:16

Owl Rock's IPO Boosts Niche Market Asset manager Owl Rock’s business development company, with a valuation of about $6 billion, highlights the growth potential for private debt markets as institutional investors expand to remote corners of Wall Street....
2019-07-19 14:16

I can go for that: five essential yacht rock classics Katie Puckrick’s new TV doc reappraises the smooth, sad and seedy side of the maligned genre. Here she reveals the best tracksModern Toss on yacht rock With its urgent pace and aim to “make it to the border of Mexico”, Cross sums up the exhilaration ...
2019-06-11 19:32

Are you man enough to rock a James Bond romper? Bond is back. After causing a stir last fall with a capsule of swim trunks featuring the suavest secret agent in history, Orlebar Brown is now expanding its 007 collaboration with everything from polo shirts to jumpsuits. Each piece riffs on an outfi...
2019-06-05 21:32

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the virus much more difficult. The WHO’s decision proved controversial....
2019-06-18 16:48

Blazers to Rock With Denim Shorts We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-06-13 15:48

100 most popular rock bands of all time These are the 100 most popular rock bands of all time based on Wikipedia page views, Facebook “likes” and Spotify popularity.        ...
2019-05-21 16:48

All of Joe Biden's Republican Friends Are Dead Joe Biden’s campaign message thus far has essentially been an extended #TBT: An Instagram-filtered remembrance of Better Times, when things actually sucked a lot but white people who made more than the median income were able to pretend it was fine, ...
2019-05-22 20:32

'I don't believe there will be a deal' between US and China, says Republican senator A U.S.-China trade deal is highly unlikely and there is "no way" Huawei will be allowed to sell into the U.S. market, a Republican Senator told CNBC Tuesday....
2019-07-02 09:48

Second Mississippi Republican says he will not meet women alone Former state supreme court justice Bill Waller has become the second candidate for governor to embrace the so-called Pence ruleA second Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has said he will not meet alone with a woman who is not his wife.The...
2019-07-17 00:16

Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh Will Primary Trump Joe Walsh, an ex-lawmaker from Illinois, a conservative radio talk show host, and a former Trump supporter announced on Sunday that he will challenge the president for the Republican Party’s 2020 nomination....
2019-08-25 20:32

Please Enjoy Another Republican's Pathetic Attempt to Come For AOC Republicans might have gotten away with many an accusation of anti-Semitism against the Democrats this year, but their ability to lodge these baseless charges (of which their own party members and supporters are very guilty) for political points is g...
2019-06-19 00:16

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
2019-06-21 03:48

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
2019-05-23 03:32

Why Hollywood can’t resist an evil rock mogul Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?Since both Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman have cashed in at the box office in the past 12 months, audiences are about to find out just how many her...
2019-06-18 11:48

The Rock and other stars promote positivity at MTV awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says a person is most powerful when staying true to themselves and encouraged others to adopt that approach while accepting a top honor at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. Johnson’s speech whil...
2019-06-18 05:48

Trump Brain Status: 'Dumb as a Rock' President Donald Trump lashed out at his former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday, calling him “dumb as a rock” after reports Tillerson criticized Trump during a surprise appearance before the House Foreign Affairs Committee earlier this ...
2019-05-23 15:48

The Latest: Levee fails in North Little Rock PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 10:55 p.m. The National Weather Service in Little Rock says a levee near the Arkansas capital city has failed and flash flooding is expected. The weather service sa...
2019-06-01 06:32

‘Almost Famous’ musical is almost ready to rock Broadway It’s going to be Cameron Crowe vs. Alanis Morissette at the Tonys next year. Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill” begins previews in the fall at the Broadhurst Theatre. But it could be upstaged in the spring by Crowe’s adaptation of his terrific m...
2019-05-24 05:32

Adam Lambert shops like a rock star When Adam Lambert and Queen opened this year’s Oscars ceremony with an electrifying performance, the star-studded audience leapt to their feet and unabashedly rocked out. That’s the effect that the former “American Idol” contestant often has on crowd...
2019-06-05 21:32

Rock Band 4 can’t save a struggling Mad Catz Mad Catz was counting on these plastic instruments to save its business. They didn't. Things are looking mighty grim for long-lived gaming accessory maker Mad Catz this week, the company perhaps best known for making those cheap off-brand controll...
2019-05-21 18:16

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
2019-05-21 18:32

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo&...
2019-05-23 00:48

For the Black Keys, Rock Lives. It Just Had to Wait Success led to burnout for the blues-rock duo. But after a five-year break, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney return with their ninth album, “Let’s Rock.”...
2019-06-27 18:32

Lenny Kravitz: Rock star with a camera Musician Lenny Kravitz took time out from his "Raise Vibration" concert tour to open his photography exhibition, called "Drifter," at the Leica Gallery in the German town of Wetzlar....
2019-05-27 14:48

This is the $10M loft of late rock photographer Ken Regan A full-floor Flatiron loft that was once home to the late photojournalist Ken Regan has hit the market for $10 million. The 4,100-square-foot unit, at 6 W. 20th St., features three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and a half bathroom. Regan, who died i...
2019-08-16 19:48

How J.Lo learned to rock a stripper pole for ‘Hustlers’ When Jennifer Lopez took her fiancé Alex Rodriguez to a strip club in Miami this past winter, it wasn’t just her way of bringing some pizazz into the relationship. It was homework, under the tutelage of Johanna Sapakie, the pole-dancing guru who taug...
2019-08-13 07:48

It’s ridiculous that golfers are being paid like rock stars On Sunday, the winner of golf’s final major of the year, the British Open, will raise the fabled Claret Jug. While it’s one of the most iconic accolades in sport (and comes with a check for almost $2 million), you don’t need to win trophies or titles...
2019-07-21 00:01

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
2019-05-28 22:32

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Qu...
2019-07-17 15:48

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
2019-06-01 04:16

Elizabeth Warren Just Joined a Longtime Republican Cause Republicans have long sought to scrap the U.S. Department of Commerce. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, former Ohio Gov. John Kasich, longtime Rep. Ron Paul and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have all called for cutting or eliminating it, as have the conservative ...
2019-06-05 10:32

The wealth tax that Democrats and Republican billionaires both support In Wednesday's Financial Times, hedge-fund manager and longtime Republican supporter Leon Cooperman said that while he opposed a wealth tax, he supports eliminating a feature of the tax code known as the "step-up-in-basis" for capital gains....
2019-07-31 19:16

Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records The U.S. census should include questions about criminal records to help policymakers get former convicts back into the workforce, a Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:16

Alabama Republican Thinks There's Entirely Too Much Gay Sex and 'Wife Swapping' on TV When disgraced former State Supreme Court justice Roy Moore announced he was tossing his oversized cowboy hat into Alabama’s upcoming Senate race, I assumed—reasonably, given his long, long history of doing insane things—that any subsequent election...
2019-07-17 06:48

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ever-greater concentration of fearful white racist...
2019-06-28 00:48

Rep. Will Hurd says he’s retiring to diversify the Republican Party WASHINGTON – Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, said he’s retiring from Congress to work toward diversifying the party. “I’m interested in helping other candidates like me,” the Texas lawmaker said Sunday...
2019-08-04 22:16

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
2019-05-31 07:16

Rep. Justin Amash quits the Republican Party Michigan Rep. Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress who has called for the impeachment of President Trump, announced Thursday that he is leaving the GOP. “Today, I am declaring my independence and leaving the Republican Party,” Am...
2019-07-04 19:16

Republican lawmaker blocks U.S. disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
2019-05-30 23:32

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential debates. If you believe the word of New York supermarket magnate and top Republican donor John Catsim...
2019-06-19 00:16

Former Republican lawmaker leaning toward Trump challenge Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, said on Thursday he was leaning toward a Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump, calling him a liar and a bully who is unfit for office....
2019-08-22 17:48

The media needs to stop getting the Republican tax cuts wrong With the 2020 election campaign heating up, the Republican tax cuts enacted in 2017 will be a major topic of debate. Most Republicans defend the tax cuts, while most Democrats want to repeal them. The two sides can debate the pros and cons of the tax...
2019-06-27 20:32

Republican Matt Gaetz becomes first US politician to be 'milkshaked' British import made its debut on Saturday when Gaetz was hit with what appeared to be a milkshake while leaving a town hallJust as Donald Trump has arrived in London, an iconic British import of its own has come to the US to make political waves. Mil...
2019-06-03 19:16

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wo...
2019-08-02 19:16

Republican Members of Congress Are Dropping Like Flies The GOP is hoping it’ll win back the House next year, but the steady stream of members fleeing the House isn’t exactly a sign of great confidence....
2019-08-02 21:16

‘I Think My Approach Is Better Now.’ Allow Ex-Republican Justin Amash to Reintroduce Himself Michigan Rep. Justin Amash walked into a cramped coffee shop in Grand Rapids on Wednesday morning, shook voters’ hands and ordered a drink with a small mountain of whipped cream on it. It was the start of a daylong tour of his district with a ...
2019-08-22 21:16

The Rock’s new Under Armour sports headphones sell out in 72 hours As the old joke goes, enough of you smelled what Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was cooking – specifically, his new branded sport headphones, the UA True Wireless Flash – Project Rock Edition – and bought them all up. In...
2019-06-05 09:48

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp ‘We are caged in simulations,” reads the gigantic, stage-wide convex screen as a legion of...
2019-06-02 15:48

Rally Finland WRC: Meeke retires from third after hitting rock Toyota World Rally Championship driver Kris Meeke is out of Rally Finland with broken suspension after hitting a rock during on the Saturday morning loop...
2019-08-03 11:32

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding from the Arkansas River. Officials say in a Faceb...
2019-06-01 17:16

Kid Rock apparently divorced Pamela Anderson because of Borat Borat was inescapable following its release in 2006, beloved by critics and audiences alike. With humble origins as a Da Ali G Show spinoff, Borat was an unexpected sensation, earning $262 million against a modest $18 million budget and worming its w...
2019-05-31 22:16

Jason Statham and The Rock 'refuse to lose fights against one another' Fast & Furious stars’ contracts ensure they receive equal punishment on screen, says producerEgocentric demands are nothing new on Hollywood sets but producers of the Fast & Furious franchise have revealed its stars have gone so far as to refuse to l...
2019-08-02 23:16

| Twin suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital Two suicide bombers attacked security forces in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said....
2019-06-27 22:16

The Rock and Under Armour cook up true wireless earbuds The tag team partners of Dwanye Johnson and Under Armour have teamed up again for a new product in their collaborative line. the activewear company announced today the Project Rock True Wireless In-Ear Headphones. The fitness-focused earbuds are desi...
2019-05-31 21:48

Rallying: Ogier retires in Sardinia after hitting a rock World champion Sebastien Ogier retired from the Rally of Italy in Sardinia on Friday after hitting a rock and smashing his Citroen's suspension on the fifth stage....
2019-06-14 21:00

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
2019-05-24 14:48

Airbnb wants to sell you rock climbing and camping trips Want an exciting holiday without having to plan it yourself? Airbnb wants to sell you more than just a place to stay. The newly launched Airbnb Adventures offers all-in-one trips to locations around the globe hosted by local experts....
2019-06-14 15:48

Troglodyte 'eco' villa carved out of Monaco rock face Armed with a vision and a large saw, architects Jean-Pierre Lott and Patrick Raymond have crafted a luxury 'eco' villa out of a rock face in Monaco, using cork insulation, water recycling and solar panels to optimize energy and costs....
2019-07-05 19:16

That Dog announce Old LP, the cult pop-rock outfit's first new album in 22 years L.A. rockers That Dog delivered three albums of timeless, hook-heavy power-pop between 1993 and 1997, resulting in relatable, deliriously angsty cuts like “Never Say Never,” a song this writer will (very loudly) call one of the best of the ‘90s. The ...
2019-08-22 11:32

NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones PASADENA, Calif. — There is now a “Rolling Stones Rock” on Mars, and it’s giving Mick, Keith and the boys some serious satisfaction. NASA named a little stone for the legendary rockers after its InSight robotic lander captured it rolling across the s...
2019-08-24 02:32

Babymetal: Su-metal and Moametal rock hard but cute Glastonbury may be known for its huge array of diverse and unusual acts, but a female Japanese metal band is still a pretty leftfield choice to play one of the festival's prime slots....
2019-07-01 21:16

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Pl...
2019-06-27 18:32

Some Hilarious Zelda Talk I Overheard At The Rock Climbing Gym When your job involves talking about video games all day, you get pretty attuned to hearing people mention them when you’re outside of work. While eavesdropping can be a way to learn what games people are playing and thinking about, it can also provi...
2019-07-11 09:48

The Who’s game-changing rock opera ‘Tommy’ turns 50 Fifty years ago today, “that deaf, dumb and blind kid” who scored immortality in “Pinball Wizard” was born when “Tommy” — The Who’s game-changing rock opera — was released on May 23, 1969. And the story of the boy who played “a mean pinball” still re...
2019-05-23 05:16

Tina Fey and Ted Danson's new NBC show was initially a 30 Rock spin-off A month ago, we reported on an upcoming NBC project from 30 Rock masterminds Tina Fey and Robert Carlock that will star Ted Danson as a rich guy who becomes mayor of Los Angeles “for all the wrong reasons” and then has to figure out how to do a good ...
2019-08-12 01:00

New Scandals Rock Government’s Foreign Broadcasting Service The United States Agency for Global Media is facing intensified scrutiny after two new cases raised questions about journalistic and financial management....
2019-07-09 00:16

Rock n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew dead at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music and a rock n' roll pioneer who with Fats Domino co-wrote and produced such classics as "Ain't That a Shame," ''I'm Walkin,'" and "Let the Four Winds Blow," has died. He was 100 years old....
2019-06-23 22:00

CC Sabathia hits the stage in Rock of Ages cameo At 39 years old and with six All-Star honors under his belt, CC Sabathia is a star on the rise again. On Wednesday, Sabathia made his stage debut in a one-night-only cameo in the off-Broadway production of “Rock of Ages” during a “Yankees...
2019-08-02 20:16

Elliot Roberts, Manager of Rock Stars, Is Dead at 76 He guided the careers of Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Tom Petty and Tracy Chapman but was best known for his many years with Neil Young....
2019-06-24 03:00

Go inside a rock quarry in France for the most magical art show Artists' work comes to life in this dreamy audiovisual exhibit. You won’t find a single framed piece on the walls. Instead, nearly every visible surface is painted with moving light.        ...
2019-07-17 16:16

Dad bods are more attractive to women than rock hard abs: survey Men with a slight belly and a distinct lack of cheese grater abs are officially “more attractive” than they were in the past. Dad bods have been a “thing” since around 2016 and according to Planet Fitness, the modern body type...
2019-06-17 22:48

'We all know he's unfit': Joe Walsh to challenge Trump in Republican primary Former congressman is one of president’s most vocal criticsOpinion: Trump seems to think he’s an emperorJoe Walsh, a talk radio host and former congressman, said on Sunday he would challenge Donald Trump for the 2020 Republican presidential nominatio...
2019-08-25 16:32

'Squash Amash': how a Republican congressman drew the ire of his party Justin Amash is the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment, and his career – at least in his party – is in questionThe hundreds of Republicans who gathered for the “squash Amash” rally outside the Michigan congressman Justin Amash’s dow...
2019-06-14 21:48

Trump claims he saved the Republican Party in new book ​President Trump said he rescued the Republican Party with his stunning 2016 win over Hillary Clinton, according to ​a new book​​​. ​”​The Republican Party was in big trouble,” Trump ​says in “American Carnage,” according to a...
2019-07-03 19:48

Republican Maryland governor Larry Hogan will not run against Trump Leading hope of party never-Trumpers extinguishedGovernor does not rule out post-Trump run in 2024The hopes and dreams of Republicans opposed to Donald Trump took a heavy blow on Saturday, as Maryland governor Larry Hogan said he would not run agains...
2019-06-01 22:16

Joe Walsh Confirms He Will Challenge Trump for Republican Nomination Calling Mr. Trump ‘completely unfit,’ Mr. Walsh, a conservative radio host, will adopt a television-centric strategy to try to rattle a media-obsessed president....
2019-08-25 17:32

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on politics that puts party over principle....
2019-07-04 20:16

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
2019-08-06 19:32

Republican Sen. Grassley Challenges Trump on Trade Policies Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa has taken on more of an adversarial role when it comes to President Trump’s trade policies. He and other lawmakers say they will press forward on legislation to rein in laws that give the president wide author...
2019-06-14 16:16

Proud Boy gets 40 weekends in jail for Republican Club brawl The first of the far-right Proud Boys to be busted last year in a brawl outside the Upper East Side Metropolitan Republican Club was sentenced on Thursday to 10 months worth of weekend jail stints. Geoffrey Young, 38, will serve the time as punishmen...
2019-07-12 02:16

Republican Indiana Rep. Susan Brooks to retire after term Republican Indiana congresswoman Susan Brooks, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee recruitment efforts, said Friday she's leaving the House after her term expires in early 2021....
2019-06-14 20:32

Marchant becomes latest Texas Republican to retire from Congress Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-Texas) announced Monday he will not seek reelection next year, adding another member to the rapidly growing House GOP retirement list and opening a newly competitive Dallas-area seat.“It is time for me to announce that I will n...
2019-08-05 16:16

Democrats demand action on Republican who threatened police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Democratic senators at the Oregon statehouse are delaying the start of the last day of legislative session once again throwing the Senate into disarray. Democratic Sen. Shemia Fagan said Sunday that some Democrats are demanding Rep...
2019-06-30 21:32

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
2019-05-22 04:48

Sherrod Brown rips Republican inaction on guns Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown attacked his Republican colleagues for failing to defy the gun lobby or pass any kind of gun control legislation.He also called on President Donald Trump to tone down his “divisive, racist rhetoric” but stopped short of saying...
2019-08-05 01:00

Republican senators may not support Trump's Mexico tariffs At a closed-door luncheon on Capitol Hill, Republicans told officials from the White House counsel's office about their concerns over Trump's threat to impose tariffs on goods imported from Mexico next week....
2019-06-05 00:16

Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn't Say the Thing He Definitely Said During his weekly press conference on Thursday, House Minority Leader Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy used reason and logic to argue that President Donald Trump definitely doesn’t want to do the thing he clearly stated he wanted to do just one day ear...
2019-06-14 03:48

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his brother Charles said Friday....
2019-08-24 01:32

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
2019-05-21 21:16

Republican Senator predicts U.S. won't impose Mexico tariffs Sen. Chuck Grassley told reporters Mexican officials will offer a "long list of things" to avoid the duties in talks this week with their American counterparts, adding that he thinks a possible deal could be announced on Thursday night. ...
2019-06-05 19:00

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a municipal building. In early May it was a school in Denver where two shooters injured eight and kill...
2019-06-14 15:32

Poll finds little Republican support for spending cuts A majority of Republican voters oppose federal spending cuts to areas such as healthcare, the environment, and social welfare programs, according to a new poll....
2019-06-15 18:16

Republican Senator predicts U.S. will not impose tariffs on Mexico Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, predicted on Wednesday that the United States and Mexico would strike a deal to avert tariffs President Donald Trump has threatened to impose on Mexican imports....
2019-06-05 19:16

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Will Retire in 2020 The departure of Kenny Marchant, who represents the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race....
2019-08-05 20:48

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Rep. Tho...
2019-05-28 23:16

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
2019-06-18 02:00

Republican senators may sink another Trump judicial nominee President Donald Trump’s nominee to a key appellate court could be in jeopardy over Republican concerns about his judicial record and potential issues with his FBI background check. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a confirmation hearing Wed...
2019-07-17 00:48

‘I felt I was living someone else’s life’: Republican Mormon official says he is gay Ivie who is married with two children and three Golden retrievers, said he felt like he was "living someone else's life." So he decided to go public with his sexuality — and years of struggle....
2019-05-24 03:48

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
2019-05-31 02:48

No Republican candidates make ballot for Tucson mayor TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The next mayor of Tucson will be a Democrat or independent after no Republicans gathered enough signatures by the Wednesday deadline to appear on the ballot. Former state Sen. Steve Farley, Tucson City Council member Regina Romer...
2019-05-31 02:16

Republican women aim to grow their numbers in U.S. House next year U.S. Republicans chagrined by how few women their party has serving in Congress are launching an initiative on Wednesday aimed at reversing the trend in the 2020 elections, though steep fundraising, recruitment and policy hurdles lie ahead....
2019-06-19 14:32

Republican operative was behind U.S. census citizenship question: filing The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administrat...
2019-05-30 18:16

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
2019-07-18 11:32

Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region....
2019-08-16 19:16

Louie Gohmert Wins Dumbest Republican in the Room For some members of Congress in attendance at Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing about creating a commission on reparations, the hearing was an opportunity to ask questions about reparations....
2019-06-19 23:32

Will Hurd, only black Republican in House, won’t seek reelection Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, the only black Republican in the House, won’t seek reelection in 2020, he announced on Thursday.“I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas in order to pursue opportunities ou...
2019-08-02 17:32

Mitch McConnell Admits He's Got Different Rules for Republican Presidents Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said a presidential election wouldn't stop him from confirming a new Supreme Court justice with a Republican in the White House....
2019-05-29 17:48

South Carolina Republican Sanford mulls 2020 bid Former South Carolina governor and congressman Mark Sanford floated the possibility that he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. He says he wants to call attention to government debt and spending. (July 1...
2019-07-17 17:16

Roy Moore: Republican accused of sexual misconduct to run for Senate Moore was accused of pursuing relationships with women as young as 14 when he was in his 30s during his failed 2017 Senate bidDisgraced Alabama Republican Roy Moore has announced he is running for US Senate again in 2020 after failing to win the seat...
2019-06-21 07:48

Roy Moore: hard-right Republican set to run again for Senate in 2020 – live Moore, whose 2017 bid was marred by sexual misconduct scandal, to announce fresh run, while Trump says ‘stay tuned’ on possible Iran strikeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.20pm BST The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Pres...
2019-06-20 20:48

Republican Congressman Begs Trump Supporters Not to Act Like Themselves Tonight President Donald Trump is hosting a rally tonight in Cincinnati, which will almost certainly be a screaming, racist mess that lays bare the ideological divide in this country and endangers the physical safety of his political opponents, as is his cus...
2019-08-01 21:48

Rep. Doug Collins leads Republican charge against Mueller Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee who has been one of President Donald Trump's staunchest Hill allies amid Democrats' oversight efforts, led the GOP charge against former special counsel Robert Mueller during Wedn...
2019-07-25 03:16

U.S. Senate Republican McConnell says debate should not be about personal attacks U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday public debate should be on ideas, not personal attacks, in his first public remarks on a controversy touched off by President Donald Trump's racially charged attacks on four Democratic con...
2019-07-16 22:32

"Unacceptable To Tell Citizens To Go Back": Republican Leaders To Trump A day after President Donald Trump said four minority congresswomen should "go back" to their home countries, Republicans criticized the quartet and cast them as the face of a socialist, left-wing......
2019-07-16 11:00

Longtime Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran dead at 81 Former Mississippi Republican Sen. Thad Cochran, who served in Congress for more than 45 years and chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, died Thursday. He was 81....
2019-05-30 18:32

Fired by Google, a Republican Engineer Hits Back Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
2019-08-01 16:00

Republican Engineer Fired by Google Claims 'Bullying' Google told engineer Kevin Cernekee in 2018 he was being fired for misuse of equipment. Mr. Cernekee says he was really fired for being an outspoken conservative in famously liberal Silicon Valley....
2019-08-01 17:32

The misogyny Steve King embodies is very much in the DNA of the Republican party The Republican party is very much Steve King’s party – don’t let any Republican try and pretend otherwiseSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
2019-08-18 06:16

Influential U.S. Republican wants immigration deal to head off tariffs The top Republican on the U.S. House committee that oversees trade said on Friday it was in the interest of both the United States and Mexico to reach an agreement on immigration before U.S. President Donald Trump hits Mexican products with tariffs....
2019-05-31 23:00

Joe Walsh becomes second Republican to challenge Trump for White House Joe Walsh, a conservative former U.S. congressman turned talk show host, on Sunday became the second Republican to challenge President Donald Trump for the party's 2020 White House nomination....
2019-08-25 22:32

'Rock star' cyclist set to become first woman to win 4,000km Transcontinental Race Fiona Kolbinger, a 24-year-old cancer researcher from Heidelberg in Germany, is poised to make history in the coming hours by becoming the first female cyclist to win the 4,000 kilometer Transcontinental Race....
2019-08-06 05:16

UPDATE 1-Activist investor Cat Rock slashes stake in UK's Staffline Activist investor Cat Rock Capital cut its stake in Staffline Group Plc by more than half, less than a month after the British recruiter swung to a 2018 loss as it booked a charge for potential fines for underpaying workers....
2019-07-22 09:48

A Strange New Blend of Rock and Plastic Is Forming on a Portuguese Island If you go to the beach, you’re likely to see some form of plastic pollution scattered in the waves or sprinkled among the sand grains. A bottle cap fragment here, a transparent piece of packaging there. But researchers have identified a new, and perh...
2019-06-23 03:32

Hurdy Gurdy Man: Rock Star of the Medieval Music Scene The hurdy gurdy is a musical instrument, or more precisely, a string instrument, that traces its origin to the Middle Ages of Europe. The hurdy gurdy was initially used to play sacred music, before being adapted to play popular and folk music. ...
2019-07-10 21:48

‘Mel Robbins Show’ host: How I climbed back from rock bottom Mel Robbins, who invented the famous self-help “5 Second Rule,” says her upcoming daytime talk show is focused on everyday people — and not celebrities. “There are a lot of awesome places where celebrities can talk about their lives and promote what ...
2019-08-24 08:16

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
2019-06-17 07:32

Roky Erickson, US psychedelic rock star, dies aged 71 Frontman of the 13th Floor Elevators described as ‘heroic icon of modern rock’n’ roll’Roky Erickson, one of the most enduring and adventurous exponents of American psychedelic rock, has died at the age of 71.Erickson’s death was confirmed by his repr...
2019-06-01 15:16

Gerrard: Make Ibrox rock for Europa League clash "Steven Gerrard has called on Rangers fans to make Ibrox rock when Legia Warsaw return to Glasgow for the second leg of their Europa League qualifier."...
2019-08-23 12:32

Liam Gallagher: As It Was review – rock'n'roll rebel grows up The charismatic swagger remains, but this disarming portrait of the former Oasis singer reveals a newfound humilityBros raised the candid rockumentary bar, and it falls to Liam Gallagher to respond: strange days indeed. This disarming portrait of pop...
2019-06-06 22:32

Little Rock police to overhaul no-knock drug raid policies LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Little Rock Police Department says it’s overhauling policies for obtaining no-knock warrants in drug raids, eight months after a man alleged officers blasted down his door and raided his apartment without probable c...
2019-06-13 01:32

No joke: Samuel L. Jackson to play Chris Rock’s dad in ‘Saw’ reboot Chris Rock’s “Saw” horror franchise reboot just confirmed a huge name for the cast: Samuel L. Jackson. “This is next level of Saw on full tilt,” Lionsgate Motion Picture Group chairman Joe Drake said in a statement. “We think ...
2019-07-09 02:48

Blasts rock Russian arms depot, eight injured - TASS A series of blasts rocked an arms depot at a Russian military base in Siberia on Monday, injuring eight people and prompting aluminum producer Rusal to suspend operations at the country's biggest alumina producing plant....
2019-08-05 19:48

Rock bottom: the embarrassing attachments people have fired off in error The woman who sent a carpet-fitting firm a photo of her bare behind is just the latest person to attach the wrong photo to an emailIt is a peril of modern communication. You message a company on Facebook to arrange a quote – and end up sending a pict...
2019-06-13 00:00

Mysterious ancient ‘rock columns’ 2,500 years older than Stonehenge Archaeologists are finally teaming up to solve the mystery surrounding a prehistoric megalith site in Armenia known as the “Armenian Stonehenge”. Bnorran Historic-Cultural NGO and the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography will be worki...
2019-08-01 00:32

Can Samuel L. Jackson please play Jigsaw in Chris Rock's new Saw movie? Back in May, we reported that Chris Rock is teaming with a handful of Saw veterans to produce another installment in the perversely enjoyable (if critically maligned) franchise. Now, with the film heading into production this week, Bloody Disgusting ...
2019-07-08 22:16

Jeremy Lin breaks down over NBA free agency: 'It keeps getting more rock bottom' – video A tearful Jeremy Lin said 'rock bottom just seems to keep getting more and more rock bottom for me' as the 30-year-old struggles to catch on with a team in free agency. Addressing a Christian group in Taiwan, Lin revealed that he thinks the NBA has g...
2019-08-01 12:32

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson joins native protesters in Hawaii Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson joined native Hawaiians for a peaceful protest against a $1.4 billion planned telescope project at the to of volcano Mauna Kea Wednesday....
2019-07-25 07:00

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 1: Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, 'They Reminisce Over You (T.R.O.Y.)' June is Black Music Month and we here at VSB have decided to celebrate with aplomb and splender. Just like we did back in February with our 28 Days of Literary Blackness series, we also love music and relish in the opportunity to celebrate that love ...
2019-06-01 20:00

Summer and smoke: rock'n'roll in the warmer months – in pictures Musicians from Debbie Harry to Joey Ramone have been captured and collated enjoying the summer in a new exhibition at 72 Gallery in New York showing until 22 August. In Summer and Smoke, the photographs on show are designed to ‘snap you out of your s...
2019-08-07 08:16

Beats PowerBeats Pro review: Apple's fitness AirPods rock Bluetooth earbuds have long battery life, rock-solid connectivity and stay firmly planted on your earThe PowerBeats Pro are Apple-owned Beats’ first true wireless Bluetooth earbuds that cut the cable and seek to be the ultimate running and gym earpho...
2019-08-19 08:32

Injury-hit Warriors ready to lean on 'rock' Curry in NBA Finals The banged-up Golden State Warriors are ready to turn to Stephen Curry, the team's heart and soul, in the NBA Finals as they try to overcome injuries in search of a fourth championship in five years....
2019-06-05 04:32

Man Survives 188-Foot Plunge Over Niagara Falls, Found On Rock Below A man who was swept over the largest of the Niagara Falls has been recovered alive, found sitting on a rock in the river below with non-life threatening injuries, Canadian police said Wednesday....
2019-07-10 22:16

Flamingo euthanized after elementary school student hits it with rock A flamingo at an Illinois zoo was euthanized after an elementary school student threw a rock into the wading bird’s exhibit this week — accidentally hitting it, according to local reports. The incident occurred when the young visitor skip...
2019-05-22 16:00

Stylish Lion King Merch to (Pride) Rock All Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Can......
2019-07-19 14:32

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February....
2019-06-18 05:00

NASA names tumbling Mars rock after Rolling Stones In perhaps one of the most unexpected crossover events in NASA history, the U.S. space agency named a tumbling Mars rock after British rock 'n' roll band the Rolling Stones....
2019-08-25 09:32

From loud to loudest: The A.V. Club’s favorite queer rock of 2019 (so far) Rock’s never lacked for queer visibility, though that depends, of course, on what one calls “rock.” We get it. It’s a big word. A fluid word. Maybe it’s an empty word now that mainstream rock’s not as loud, experimental, or antiestablishment as it on...
2019-06-17 22:16

Bono and Guggi: A friendship based on art, punk rock and Jesus As children, U2's Bono and the artist known as Guggi bonded over a shared love of punk rock, mischief-making and Jesus. As men, they have channeled the spiritual, cultural and personal tumult of their youth into art....
2019-08-07 22:00

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Marries Longtime Girlfriend in Hawaii (NEW YORK) — With a simple “We do,” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has announced his wedding to his longtime girlfriend on Instagram. Photos of the movie star and Lauren Hashian were posted on the actor’s social media p...
2019-08-19 20:32

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has hilarious reaction to getting own 'Jeopardy!' category Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may be an international movie star whose films have grossed billions of dollars worldwide, but he was still honored when “Jeopardy!” recently dedicated a whole category of questions to his career....
2019-06-23 23:48

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extradition request by the United States....
2019-05-24 00:32

Explosions rock Syria’s northern city of Raqqa, killing 10 BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa. The Saturday night blasts occurred in two different locations in the city that was once the de facto capital of the Islamic St...
2019-06-02 02:32

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first tim...
2019-06-27 19:00

The Scandal That Cost Justin Trudeau His Rock-Star Popularity Revelations about the Canadian prime minister’s advocacy for SNC-Lavalin, which faces fraud allegations, threaten his party’s majority in October elections....
2019-08-02 18:32

Chelsea Manning director: 'She's a kind of punk rock figure for me' An intimate new documentary follows Chelsea Manning after her prison release – from a safe house in the woods to a run for the senate. ‘We had to tread carefully,’ says Tim Travers HawkinsThe night Chelsea Manning was released from Fort Leavenworth m...
2019-05-23 21:16

Yankees not rock stars in London, but MLB has small, ardent fan base LONDON — For sure, not even the most cockeyed optimist would compare the Yankees’ arrival in Europe to The Beatles’ arrival in America 55 years earlier. When the Yankees departed their stately hotel Friday morning for a workout, one ballplayer after ...
2019-06-29 18:48

Dr John: the voodoo-fuelled showman who beat his own path through rock The trailblazer who injected New Orleans R&B with sinister psychedelia will live on as an icon of curdled idealismFor a few years after the Summer of Love, record stores were thick with hastily knocked-together concept albums about astrology or India...
2019-06-07 16:48

Super-Earth at a nearby star is a Mercury-like hunk of rock Enlarge / An artist's view of what's undoubtedly the cooler side of the planet. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt) The most common star in our galaxy is a red dwarf, smaller and dimmer than the Sun. Because these small stars put out much less radia...
2019-08-20 21:32

Blues’ Rob Thomas ready to rock and roll in Cup Final Game 6 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Robert Thomas is ready to return to the St. Louis Blues’ lineup for a potential Stanley Cup-clinching Game 6 against the Boston Bruins. Thomas has missed the past four games of the series with a suspected hand or wrist injury. ...
2019-06-09 21:32

Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-08-17 07:48

UPDATE 3-Democratic and Republican lawmakers back $8 bln F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as the self-ruled island faces pressure from China's increased military presence in the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-08-17 16:32

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous remarks by Steve King, the longtime Iowa congressman ...
2019-08-16 13:48

Texas: Republican powerhouse could shift to Democrats as demographics change The GOP has dominated the state for 30 years, but a slew of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean Texas becomes a battleground againSri Preston Kulkarni has just moved into his campaign headquarters, which for now could hardly be more bl...
2019-08-13 02:48

Texas, a Republican powerhouse, could shift to Democrats as demographics change The Republicans have dominated the state for 30 years, but a host of retirements and a rise in Hispanic voters may mean that Texas becomes a battleground again as Democrats seek a path to powerSri Preston Kulkarni has just moved into his campaign hea...
2019-08-12 12:00

Trump critic Justin Amash quits Republican Party Rep. Justin Amash, the only congressional Republican who publicly argues that President Donald Trump has engaged in impeachable conduct, announced Thursday he is quitting the GOP....
2019-07-05 01:16

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
2019-05-21 15:16

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation....
2019-06-22 23:32

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they should "go back" to their "crime infested" countries and all of them agreed that Trump's attack was not r...
2019-07-18 07:00

Republican John James announces a second bid for a Senate seat from Michigan The military veteran and business executive mounted a surprisingly strong challenge last year to Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.). He’s seeking to topple Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) next year....
2019-06-06 19:00

Republican Sen. Rand Paul blocks 9-11 victims’ compensation bill Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday blocked fast-track approval of a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money....
2019-07-19 05:32

Kevin McCarthy signals Republican members can take their own positions on abortion House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., reportedly indicated that he was open to differing abortion views within his party, describing the position as a "personal" one....
2019-05-26 01:48

Mississippi Republican Denies Reporter Access to Campaign Because She's a Woman One Mississippi gubernatorial candidate is taking a page out of Vice President Mike Pence’s book, denying a local reporter the opportunity to follow his campaign—specifically because she’s a woman and he apparently can’t risk being seen with her....
2019-07-10 20:48

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has tried to defend a proposal for absolutist abortion restrictions on Wednesday by saying that without r...
2019-08-15 06:48

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
2019-08-16 21:48

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. Phil Scott signed the legislation Monday, saying he has consistently supported a woman’s right...
2019-06-11 17:32

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. ...
2019-08-15 06:16

Democratic, Republican lawmakers back $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks to extend its authoritarian reach" over the region, leading U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers said on Friday....
2019-08-16 21:16

Trump Critic Rep. Justin Amash Quits Republican Party Michigan Representative Justin Amash, the only House Republican open to impeaching President Donald Trump, said he would quit the party, after becoming “disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it.” “Today,...
2019-07-04 15:48

Charlotte lawmakers float backing out of hosting Republican convention The odds are extremely slim, but some leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina are holding out hope that the city might be able to find a way to back out of their agreement with the Republican National Committee to host the GOP’s presidential nominating ...
2019-07-23 23:16

Trump, after Mueller testimony to House, says Republican Party had good day President Donald Trump, reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax and witch hunt....
2019-07-25 00:16

FTC settlement strips Zuckerberg of more power than a court would, Republican commissioners say The FTC's two Democratic commissioners dissented in the $5 billion settlement with Facebook, saying Zuckerberg should have been named as a defendant....
2019-07-25 00:48

Second Republican Joins 2020 Presidential Race To Challenge Trump A second Republican on Sunday entered the fray to battle Donald Trump for the party's presidential nomination in 2020 -- an indication of the simmering dissent and division among GOP faithful....
2019-08-25 21:32

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
2019-05-24 19:48

Republican House member introduces bill to boost U.S. 5G presence A Republican lawmaker on Monday introduced legislation to boost the presence of U.S. firms in global industry standards bodies to combat China's rising influence in next-generation 5G cellular network technology....
2019-07-15 23:16

Only Black Republican, Trump Critic In US House Will Not Seek Reelection The only black Republican Congressman in the US House of Representatives, who has criticized US President Donald Trump's attacks on ethnic minority lawmakers, announced Thursday that he will not seek......
2019-08-02 10:00

A Fourth Texas Republican Congressman Plans to Retire in 2020 The departure of Representative Kenny Marchant, who has represented the suburbs around Dallas and Fort Worth since 2005, sets the stage for another highly competitive Texas House race in 2005....
2019-08-05 07:00

Of Course Pennsylvania's Republican Legislators Are Sabotaging Reformist DA Larry Krasner Pennsylvania lawmakers have passed a bill including a provision allowing the state’s attorney general to prosecute some firearm crimes committed in Philadelphia, and Philadelphia only, according to The Intercept. The provision, which was tacked onto ...
2019-07-09 04:32

Rep. Will Hurd, the only black Republican in the House, abruptly announces he's retiring Scott Applewhite/AP Republican Rep. Will Hurd of Texas, a former undercover CIA officer and the only black Republican in the House of Representatives, announced Thursday that he would pursue other opportunities in the private sector and not seek ree...
2019-08-03 09:48